USCL Lancers

  • Lancers battle Wildcats to 3-3 soccer stalemate
    The USC Lancaster men’s soccer team battled unbeaten Johnson and Wales University of Charlotte to a 3-3 tie on Tuesday in Pineville. The Lancers’ first goal came on Roberto Palomino-Mendoza’s tally off an assist from Zhenya Deller. Scott Endres tallied the second USCL goal on a Palomino-Mendoza’s assist. Shavoy Brown netted the third goal, with an assist from Endres. Earlier in the season JWU blanked USCL, 4-0. The Wildcats, with the tie to USCL, are 14-0-2 on the season.
  • Lancers net fourth soccer win
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers posted their fourth men’s soccer win, a 4-1 win over USC Sumter. USCL forged a 2-1 halftime lead and added a pair of second-half goals in the victory. Fernando Gonzalez tallied twice, his first goal coming on a penalty kick. Gonzalez, in the second half, tallied on an unassisted goal. On the score, an alert Gonzalez noticed the Fire Ants’ keeper was off line and he drilled home a shot from midfield.
  • Lancers blank Owls
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, paced by Zhenya Deller with three goals, blanked Warren Wilson College, 6-0 on September 20. The Lancers opened the scoring as Jordan Lewis tallied on a penalty kick for a 1-0 lead. USCL, which had 12 shots on goal, took a 2-0 halftime lead as Elmer Cortez tallied on an assist by Savoy Brown. In the second half, the Lancers continued their solid play with Brown scoring on an assist by Cody Stone for a 3-0 lead.
  • Lancers soccer team defeats Oxford
    The University of South Carolina Lancers soccer team defeated Oxford College of Emory 6-1 in Oxford, Ga., on Sept. 8. Maximiliano Ruiz scored two goals in the Lancers’ win, with a Pedro Loredo assist on one goal and an assist from Benji Amezcua-Reyes on the second goal. Loredo also assisted on goals to Elmer Cortez and Cody Stone. Fernando Gonzalez, assisted by Roberto Palomino-Mendoza, opened the scoring for the Lancers, who led 3-0 at the half. Scott Enders tallied off an assist from Gonzalez.
  • Lancers garner diamond honors
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s 2017 baseball season has been over for nearly a month, but the Lancers are still reaping postseason diamond honors. The Lancers, who finished 41-17 and won the NJCAA Region X regular-season championship, had two players – shortstop-center fielder Jared Williams and first baseman Evan Edwards – garner third team All-American honors. Two other players – redshirt freshman pitcher David Dunlavey and freshman outfielder Cross Holfert – were NJCAA honorable mention All-Americans.
  • Lancers bats boom in tourney win over Owls
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster used blazing bats to post a 17-7 win over Harford in the opening round of the NJCAA Easter District baseball tournament at Sparrow Stadium in Florence on Thursday afternoon. The Lancers, 40-15, drilled 11 hits on the way to the 10-run rout of the Fighting Owls, the NJCAA Region 20 champions.
  • Lancers reap Region X baseball honors
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, the regular-season NJCAA Region X baseball champions, reaped their share of diamond honors with the school’s first-ever regular-season title. USCL swept the region’s top three awards as veteran head coach Steve Williams was named the Region X Coach of the Year and two Lancers earned top player honors.
  • Lancers drop two Sunday in Region X tournament
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers dropped a pair of losses Sunday to see their hopes of winning the Region X tournament end with the two defeats in Burlington, N.C. The Lancers, 39-15, opened the double-elimination tournament with a 8-6 win over USC Sumter on Saturday, but dropped the two losses Sunday when USCL fell to Florence-Darlington Tech, 8-4 and Spartanburg Methodist College, 16-3.
  • Lancers keep pace in region race with two wins
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers captured two wins over host  Louisburg College (N.C.) on Friday. The Lancers, 36-11, 11-3, swept the Hurricanes 13-3 and 11-0 to keep pace in the Region X baseball race. The final two games of the four-game set were scheduled for Saturday, but rained out and will not be played.
  • Lancers lace Indians in sweep
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers swept a Region X baseball series from visiting USC Salkehatchie, winning two doubleheaders at the Lancaster High School baseball field over the weekend. The Lancers, 34-11, 9-3, prevailed Sunday, winning 11-8 and 11-1. The nightcap ended in dramatic fashion as Jared Williams slammed a three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning with two out to cap the three-run win.